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Dorothy Gray Make Up Routine in 1947

By Glamourdaze @GlamourdazeBlog

Pathe news visits a Dorothy Gray beauty salon –

Every woman knows that tired slack feeling after a hard days work in the office, the shop or even in the kitchen.

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How wonderful it feels to relax in the comfortable couch in the beauty parlour and let the expert turn you into a new woman.

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Here the Dorothy Gray way starts like all others by cleansing the skin to remove all the dirt that has worked its way in to a girls skin. Watch this gentlemen for maybe you’ll be asked to do this when you get home !

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The toning up of the skin while the expert is taking careful note of the hair colouring and texture to determine the exact type of make-up she will use.

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The foundation is applied gently with a fingertip technique.

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Now the eye shadow and mascara – that little touch of cream which adds new glamour to natural loveliness.

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And last but most important – the lipstick which is brushed on of course.

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Look at her – Madam is beautiful again and does she feel good !!

That’s all !
Text ©Glamourdaze 2016
Watch the original Pathe newsreel How to Make Up 1947

Read our Concise Illustrated History of 1940s Fashion


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